BDSM

Like your erotic romance with a little kink? Check out what BDSM ManLove has to offer. Men might test the limits of their love with bold new sex toys, or a sub might learn discipline for his issues with control, trust, or just garden-variety brattiness from a Dom who knows that a punishment can often be as sweet as a reward.

Recommendations:

High Heat by Tatum Throne, Rook’s Demon by JC Holly, Vampire’s Mate by Dakota Dawn, Dark Times (series) by Christine Shaw, Love Slave for Two: Beginnings by Tymber Dalton, Ingenue’s Choice by Gracie C. McKeever, Dominant Alpha by Anitra Lynn McLeod, Jacob at the Break of Dawn by Ellen Ginsberg

 

Terminology:

Dom: The dominant partner who guides what is happening in a scene and has the power to discipline or restrain the other.
sub:
The submissive partner who relinquishes control for erotic benefit, often involving restraint or punishment.
switch:
Someone involved in BDSM who is comfortable as both a Dom and sub.
subspace:
 A high, often involving a sense of disconnect or “floating” sensation, that a sub gets from pain and relinquishing control.
safe word:
A word privately agreed upon between a Dom and sub that a sub can use to stop a scene that has become too intense.
flogger:
An implement used in scenes that can be used for whipping or caressing, usually made up of a handle and attached straps.
St. Andrew’s Cross:
A X-shaped piece of BDSM equipment that can be used for restraining a partner, usually at the hands, waist, and feet, so that he is standing upright with arms above his head and legs spread.

 

Resources:

http://www.reviewsbyjessewave.com/2010/08/17/ins-and-outs-of-mm-romance-writing-bdsm-by-james-buchanan/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glossary_of_BDSM

 

Sneak Peek: Beau Bitten by Jana Downs

Posted by on Feb 13, 2013 in BDSM, Paranormal, Sneak Peeks | Comments Off on Sneak Peek: Beau Bitten by Jana Downs

Sneak Peek: Beau Bitten by Jana Downs

In the vibrant and bustling city of New Orleans, Ter has barely managed to make his way in the world, despite his family abandoning him for being gay. It doesn’t help that he was cursed with dragon-shifting abilities, and now his dragon wants its mate, even if Ter isn’t ready to give up his heart to anyone ever again, lest it be broken beyond repair. But Nicolae, vampire prince of the Garden District coven and Ter’s mate, doesn’t have the time to wait for Ter to get used to the idea of them being destined for each other. As much as he...

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Sneak Peek: Blood, Flesh, and Spirit by Scarlet Hyacinth

Posted by on Feb 6, 2013 in BDSM, Fantasy, Sneak Peeks | Comments Off on Sneak Peek: Blood, Flesh, and Spirit by Scarlet Hyacinth

Sneak Peek: Blood, Flesh, and Spirit by Scarlet Hyacinth

Blood, Flesh, and Spirit is the third installment in Scarlet Hyacinth’s Bloodkin series. In this fascinating fantasy yarn, Hyacinth thrusts the reader, and her characters, deep into the domain of the bloodkin. Light elf Eli Starburst, son of the lord of the light elves Sorr Starburst, has been exiled from his homeland of Manturanael. Brought to the bloodkin city-state of Tachaka on a mission to rescue his dark-elf friend Kier Darksun, Eli joins with Dante Bloodclaw, a bloodkin prince and son of Imperator Aran Bloodclaw. Dante is concerned...

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Sneak Peek: The Incubus Song by Jana Downs

Posted by on Feb 4, 2013 in BDSM, Fantasy, Sneak Peeks | Comments Off on Sneak Peek: The Incubus Song by Jana Downs

Sneak Peek: The Incubus Song by Jana Downs

The Incubus Song, the first book in the Incubus Contracts series, immediately draws readers into the seductive and dangerous world of Incubi and Succubi, demons who feed on the sexual energy of humans. When the Incubus king hears the passionate song of rock musician Dante, he knows he has to have the singer’s soul. Eroc is a five-hundred-year-old Incubus who refused to enter into a contract with a human and has been on probation ever since. Luckily, it turns out that he is Dante’s fated match. He is given a chance to regain his former...

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Sneak Peek: Collars and Catwalks by Gale Stanley

Posted by on Jan 23, 2013 in BDSM, Paranormal, Sneak Peeks | Comments Off on Sneak Peek: Collars and Catwalks by Gale Stanley

Sneak Peek: Collars and Catwalks by Gale Stanley

Jayme Alan, the hottest thing on the runway, has clawed his way to the top of the fashion industry with a little help from his micromanaging boyfriend and famous New York fashion designer, Victor. But after all his hard work making himself the perfect lover for Victor, he soon discovers that it wasn’t enough, and he’s been replaced by next big thing, a younger model who Victor can’t seem to help drooling over. Devastated by Victor’s betrayal and faced with the decline of his career, Jayme takes a modeling job with an old friend,...

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Sneak Peek: Lover’s Obsession by Scarlet Hyacinth

Posted by on Jan 23, 2013 in BDSM, Fantasy, Sneak Peeks | Comments Off on Sneak Peek: Lover’s Obsession by Scarlet Hyacinth

Sneak Peek: Lover’s Obsession by Scarlet Hyacinth

Lover’s Obsession, the second book in Scarlet Hyacinth’s Bloodkin series, follows the tumultuous romance of Kier Darksun and Cole Bloodmoor in the chaotic aftermath of Bed and Breakfast. Kier is a dark elf exiled from his homeland of Manturanael for the love he bears his light elf friend, Eli Starburst. When the leader of the elves banishes the heartbroken Kier to a life of spying on the bloodkin city-state Tachaka, Kier is sure that he’s living on borrowed time. He is shocked to the core when he inadvertently stumbles into the dark,...

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Sneak Peek: Prince of Submission by Jana Downs

Posted by on Jan 23, 2013 in BDSM, Fantasy, Sneak Peeks | Comments Off on Sneak Peek: Prince of Submission by Jana Downs

Sneak Peek: Prince of Submission by Jana Downs

Stifled by the strict rules of the Seelie court and defined by his position as its prince, Corrin longs to explore the dark desires he sees in his dreams. These desires involve another man and forbidden passion, and Corrin knows that he would be exiled from the Seelie court should he ever indulge in them. But after graduating college, his human friends take him to New Orleans as a way of saying good-bye to the outside world before assuming his princely role at court, and the trip turns into something Corrin never could have expected. His...

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Sneak Peek: Training TJ by Tatum Throne

Posted by on Jan 18, 2013 in BDSM, Contemporary, Sneak Peeks | Comments Off on Sneak Peek: Training TJ by Tatum Throne

Sneak Peek: Training TJ by Tatum Throne

The first book of the Hard Hits series, Training TJ launches right into the action. The story opens with TJ, a detective who listens to his gut over the orders of his superiors, and Parker, an expertly trained SWAT doctor, attempting to talk a man out of jumping off a bridge. The sparks of a yet-unvoiced passion erupt almost immediately between Parker and TJ, and between their locker room double entendres and sweaty Krav Maga training sessions, the sexual tension never lets up. Training TJ is a masterfully told story about taking risks and...

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Sneak Peek: Bed and Breakfast by Scarlet Hyacinth

Posted by on Jan 11, 2013 in BDSM, Fantasy, Sneak Peeks | Comments Off on Sneak Peek: Bed and Breakfast by Scarlet Hyacinth

Sneak Peek: Bed and Breakfast by Scarlet Hyacinth

Bed and Breakfast, the first book in the Bloodkin series, is the story of an unlikely romance rooted in the simmering, forbidden passion between an impoverished young human and his brooding bloodkin master who will do anything to protect his charge from the biggest threat of all—himself. The bloodkin are a mysterious race of predators feared for their raw, primal blood thirst. With bloodkin impulses running unchecked and human fatalities on the rise, the races find themselves at odds, and the bloodkin fall to games of seduction and...

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Sneak Peek: Renner Morgan by Anitra Lynn McLeod

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Sneak Peek: Renner Morgan by Anitra Lynn McLeod

In the sixth book of Anitra Lynn McLeod’s Seven Brothers for McBride series, Renner Morgan continues to follow the downfall of human civilization after blood madness rocks the lives of Sheriff Dillon McBride and the Morgan brothers. Even if they can stem the uprising and save the farm, McBride and his men must face the heartbreaking and increasingly likely possibility that they are—and will always be—truly alone in a decimated world. Renner Morgan has always been content working as a slammer on McBride’s farm with his brothers. All he...

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Sneak Peek: Available by Jana Downs

Posted by on Jan 7, 2013 in BDSM, Paranormal, Sneak Peeks | Comments Off on Sneak Peek: Available by Jana Downs

Sneak Peek: Available by Jana Downs

Bradley has had his eyes and heart set on Ryan ever since the wolf-shifter saved his life. But Ryan’s haunted by mistakes he’s made as a young Dom, and he fears that Bradley is too innocent to want the kind of lifestyle Ryan lives. In an effort to catch Ryan’s attention, Bradley gets a tattoo marking him as an “available,” believing Ryan won’t be able to resist him with his new ink, but instead he finds himself thrown into the intense BDSM-centered lifestyle of Ryan’s pack. Ryan can’t stand the thought of Bradley at the mercy...

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